Habenaria dryadum Schltr. 1906 SECTION Chlorinae

photo by Andre Schuiteman


Drawing by Howcroft

TYPE Drawing

Collection sheet

Type Drawing/collection sheet by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part sun Hot LATER Summer

Common Name The Forest Loving Habenaria

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea in thick shrub forests at elevations around 50 to 500 meters as a large sized, hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the later summer.

According to Andre Schuteman H H multicaudata is remarkably similar.

Synonyms Habenaria dryadum var. major Schltr. 1911; Habenaria epiphylla Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as Habenaria dryadum var. major; A Guide to the Monocotyledons of Papua New Guinea Part 4 Orchidaceae [in Part] Howcroft 1984 drawing fide; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 photo fide;